Appeal Court🎓 orders Saraki to face trial on 3⃣ charges

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The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Tuesday nullified❌ the acquittal ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal handed down in favour of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, in June this year.

Delivering a unanimous judgment in the appeal filed by the Federal Government against the Senate President's acquittal, the 3⃣-man panel of the Court of Appeal headed by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson dismissed❌ 15 out of 18 counts filed before the CCT on the grounds of lack of evidence.

Justice Akomolafe-Wilson who prepared and read the lead ruling, held that there was "ample" evidence led by the prosecution to warrant the Senate President to open his defence in respect of the 3⃣ counts.

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